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Exelon Sr OT Cyber Defense Systems Engineer - Remote

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Senior OT Cyber Defense Systems Engineer at Exelon

Location: Work from home with minimal travel to offices. Seeking candidates located near our hubs in the Greater Baltimore, Philadelphia, D.C., Chicago, or Houston areas though there is flexibility. 

Compensation: $113,000 base plus 15% annual bonus, enhanced 401K and full benefits. There is some flexibility on base compensation. 

W2 – Full Time Permanent

If interested, contact Anna Lepsch at


We are seeking a Senior OT Cyber Defense Systems Engineer to join our team. Exelon is the parent company to 6 utilities serving more than 10 million electric customers, and we are expanding our Operational Technology Cyber Security group to protect our organization from infrastructure threats.  In this newly created role, you will build out logging monitoring capabilities and architect event logs using Splunk.



  • Continually monitor, refine & improve upon the security technologies utilized by the ISOC and cyber security for OT monitoring. Perform system administration on specialized cyber defense applications and systems (e.g., ticketing system, SIEM, appliances, etc.) to include installation, configuration, maintenance, backup and restoration. Build, install, configure, and test dedicated cyber defense hardware.
  • Deploy new OT data source feeds into Splunk & develops initial content for monitoring. Engage with and maintain close relationship with ISOC & OT teams to understand use case needs. Monitor Splunk infrastructure performance
  • Installation, configuration, maintenance, and deployment of RHEL servers according to documentation
  • Installation, configuration, and maintenance of cyber security applications.
  • Create and maintain extensive documentation of system configuration and maintenance procedures including required OT Security Governance documentation
  • Creation of scripts to facilitate server maintenance
  • Lead projects to further enhance security technologies, practices, processes


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology (IT), or a related discipline, and typically 5 or more years of solid, diverse experience in cyber security systems operations, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • At least 3 years of demonstrated experience in the energy sector or related industrial cyber security experience
  • 5+ years of experience as administrator of Linux servers in large enterprise environment
  • Knowledge of systems administration concepts.
  • Skill in conducting system/server planning, management, and maintenance.
  • Skill in correcting physical and technical problems that impact system/server performance.
  • Familiarity working in restricted network
  • Experience and capability with one or more scripting languages including perl, python, shell scripting including bash and other shells
  • Experience with installation, configuration and maintenance of open source software including Open SSH, Open SSL, Squid, Open LDAP
  • Experience maintaining central authentication infrastructure for Linux fleet including LDAP
  • Experience managing vendor relationships, obtaining support from vendors
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of systems testing and evaluation methods. 
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